Elon’s Smith Opens Practice with USA Women’s Basketball for U19 World Cup

Posted by Press Release on July 12, 2017 at 2:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith joined USA Basketball over the weekend to begin practice with the 2017 U19 World Cup Team in preparation for the FIBA World Cup later this month in Cividale del Friuli and Udine, Italy. Announced in February Smith would serve as an assistant coach …Read the Rest…

Fishler Named Elon Women’s Basketball Director of Operations

Posted by Press Release on June 28, 2017 at 3:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head women’s basketball coach Charlotte Smith announced Wednesday morning, June 28, the addition of Stephen Fishler as the program’s new Director of Operations. “We are thrilled to have Stephen as our new director of operations,” Smith said. “He joins us from Penn State under the leadership of the well-respected Coquese …Read the Rest…


Elon’s Johnson To Join Athletes in Action International Women’s Basketball Tour to Africa

Posted by Press Release on June 23, 2017 at 10:00 am under College | Comments are off for this article

XENIA, Ohio – Malaya Johnson, a rising senior center on the Elon University women’s basketball team, will participate in a 10-day trip to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with Athletes in Action later this month. Joining a team of collegiate women’s basketball players from across the country, Johnson will take part a four-day training camp from June …Read the Rest…

Smith Adds Six With 2017 Elon Women’s Basketball Recruiting Class

Posted by Press Release on May 25, 2017 at 4:16 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Announced Thursday, May 25, Elon University women’s basketball is set to welcome six new players to the fold in 2017-18 with the additions of Ariana Nance (Mint Hill, N.C./Rocky River), Saadia Munford (Jonesboro, Ga./Jonesboro), Ariel Colón (Ocoee, Fla./Ocoee), Emily Maupin (Charlottesville, Va./The Covenant School), Jaylin Powell (Rolesville, N.C./Rolesville) and Anna Popovic (Loughborough, …Read the Rest…

Hometown Sports News – Greensboro’s Abraham (Dudley HS) Completes Basketball Season at Guilford College

Posted by Press Release on April 6, 2017 at 11:29 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Essence Abraham (Greensboro, N.C./Dudley) recently completed her second season with Guilford College’s women’s basketball team. Abraham, a 5-5 point guard, appeared in 27 games for the Quakers as Guilford’s first guard off the bench. She averaged 5.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game. Abraham ranked fifth among …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB Phoenix Ends 2016-17 Receiving Votes in USA TODAY Coaches Poll

Posted by Press Release on April 4, 2017 at 2:22 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With the 2016-17 college basketball season in the books, Elon University women’s basketball checked in among those receiving votes in the final USA TODAY Coaches Poll this week. Final USA TODAY Coaches Poll With two votes in the poll, Elon tied with WNIT runner up Georgia Tech for No. 36 in the …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Smith Earns ECAC WBB Coach of the Year, Burnett Tabbed Second Team Honoree

Posted by Press Release on March 23, 2017 at 1:34 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

DANBURY, Conn. – Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith has been tabbed the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Coach of the Year, the organization announced Thursday morning, March 23. Additionally, junior guard Shay Burnett has been named an All-ECAC Second Team honoree. Smith becomes the first Elon head coach to earn ECAC Coach …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB’s Run Ends in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Posted by Press Release on March 17, 2017 at 8:28 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A magical season for the Elon University women’s basketball team came to an end in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship on Friday, March 17, as the 11th-seeded Phoenix dropped a 75-62 decision to sixth-seeded West Virginia at the XFINITY Center. BOX SCORE This year’s Colonial Athletic Association …Read the Rest…

NCAA WBB Tournament Gameday Central: No. 11 Elon vs. No. 6 West Virginia

Posted by Press Release on March 16, 2017 at 6:18 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – For the first time in program history, Elon University women’s basketball is dancing in the NCAA Tournament and will take on sixth-seeded West Virginia on Friday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. inside XFINITY Center in College Park, Md., on ESPN2. Elon’s NCAA Tournament debut will come after third-seeded Maryland takes on No. …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball News – Guilford’s Weatherly Named to All-Region Team

Posted by Press Release on March 14, 2017 at 6:37 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Guilford College senior Anais Weatherly (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) earned First Team All-South honors from D3hoops.com Monday. Selections were nominated and selected by regional sports information directors, as well as website staff. Weatherly, a 5-10 forward, led Guilford in scoring (13.7 ppg.), rebounding (8.5 rpg.), assists (3.3 apg.) and steals (4.1 spg.). A …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB to Face West Virginia in First Round of NCAA Tournament:Shay Burnette(Southern Alamance HS) leading the Phoenix to ‘The Dance’

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ELON, N.C. – Eleventh-seeded Elon University women’s basketball will make its NCAA Tournament debut during the 2017 edition of the Big Dance when it takes on No. 6 seed West Virginia on Friday, March 17, in College Park, Md. NCAA Tournament Bracket The Phoenix, owner of a 27-6 record this season with the program’s first …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB to Host Selection Show Watch Party on Monday Night

Posted by Press Release on March 12, 2017 at 7:20 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s basketball team will learn its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Monday, March 13, and all Phoenix fans are invited to join this year’s Colonial Athletic Association champions for a Selection Show Watch Party at Alumni Gym. Doors to the event open at 6:30 p.m. with the show …Read the Rest…

High Point WBB falls to Presbyterian, 55-48 in Big South quarters

Posted by Press Release on March 11, 2017 at 8:06 am under College | Comments are off for this article

• Sophomore Haleigh Hatfield pulled down a Big South Tournament record 23 rebounds while posting her second double-double in a row. • Freshman Camryn Brown drilled two fourth-quarter three’s en route to an 11-point performance. • Sophomore Shea Morgan grabbed nine rebounds as High Point posted a 53-33 edge on the glass. LYNCHBURG, Va. – …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Advances to CAA Title Game With 88-60 Win Over Tribe

Posted by Press Release on March 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University women’s basketball team kept two feet on the gas pedal from start to finish in the CAA Women’s Basketball Championship semifinals, as the top-seeded Phoenix downed fourth-seeded William & Mary, 88-60, to advance to the CAA title game tomorrow night. Box Score | Photo Gallery | Highlights With the …Read the Rest…

Top-Seeded Elon WBB Downs Hofstra to Advance to CAA Semifinals

Posted by Press Release on March 9, 2017 at 6:07 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University women’s basketball team led from the onset and never looked back, downing the Hofstra Pride, 78-50, in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, March 9, at the JMU Convocation Center. Box Score | Photo Gallery | Highlights Elon (25-6) advances to tomorrow’s semifinal …Read the Rest…

Top-Seeded Elon WBB Set for CAA Quarterfinals Thursday

Posted by Press Release on March 8, 2017 at 6:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Set to open its 2017 CAA Tournament run, top-seeded Elon University women’s basketball will take on ninth-seeded Hofstra at 12 p.m. inside the JMU Convocation Center in Harrisonburg, Va., the host of the 2017 tournament. GAME NOTES PARTY IN THE ‘BURG! Before Elon battles Hofstra, join fellow Phoenix alums, parents and fans …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Smith Tabbed CAA WBB Coach of the Year, Brown Earns Dean Ehlers Leadership Award

Posted by Press Release on March 7, 2017 at 8:08 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced its 2016-17 women’s basketball postseason awards Tuesday night, March 7, with regular season conference champion Elon University receiving multiple honors. Headlining Elon’s major honors is Lauren Brown, taking home the Dean Ehlers Leadership Award while also being named to the 2016-17 CAA All-Academic Team. Head coach …Read the Rest…


HPU’s Emma Bockrath named Big South WBB Player of the Year

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – High Point University women’s basketball’s sophomore Emma Bockrath has been named the Big South Player of the Year, the league announced on Tuesday. Similarly, senior Kaylah Keys earned second team all-conference honors while freshman Camryn Brown made the All-Freshman Team and sophomore Lindsey Edwards was placed on the All-Academic squad. Bockrath …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball Final – Marymount (Va.) 68, Alrbight 58 (NCAA Tournament 2nd Round)

Posted by Press Release on March 5, 2017 at 7:04 am under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Marymount (Virginia) University’s Nicole Viscuso led all scorers with 21 points as the Saints advanced to the sectionals of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship with a second-round victory over Albright College, 68-59. Albright (23-6) jumped to a 13-5 led with 1:27 left in the first quarter on Jane Joyce’s second …Read the Rest…

Keys leads HPU WBB past Radford in overtime, 74-64

Posted by Press Release on March 4, 2017 at 5:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

• In her final game in the Millis Center, senior Kaylah Keys recorded 12 overtime points to finish with a game-high 24 to move to ninth on the Big South all-time scoring list. • Sophomore Haleigh Hatfield grabbed 10 first-half boards en route to a career-best 15-rebound effort while also scoring 10 points. • The …Read the Rest…